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1988 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, March 27, 1988 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:49:07
Average Speed: 131.284 mph
Pole Speed: 162.657 mph
Cautions: 8 for 42 laps
Margin of Victory: 18.8 sec
Attendance: 58,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
91812   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36511,505running0138
17298   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3516,585running0112
301026   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick2084,635engine073
323397   Rodney Combs AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Buick1352,455engine0 
364098   Brad Noffsinger Sunoco   (Mike Curb)Buick641,470engine0 
391447   Morgan Shepherd Shepherd Racing   (Morgan Shepherd)Buick191,410crash046
7 45   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36510,490running61151
11 23   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36314,825running0130
22312   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3003,785running097
231111   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet2769,100running094
241317   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2689,015running196
29 125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet22510,815running1481
333722   Steve Moore Banks Oil   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1182,315engine064
372471   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet454,090engine052
381233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet454,050engine049
2 37   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford36730,905running1175
3 928   Davey Allison Havoline Star   (Harry Ranier)Ford36726,095running42170
4159   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36619,260running1165
6216   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford3657,025running59155
132210   Ken Bouchard Whitcomb Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Ford3604,640running0124
15 615   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford35311,990running0118
183580   Jimmy Horton S & H Racing   (George Smith)Ford3443,025running0109
263468   Derrike Cope Purolator Filters   (Jim Testa)Ford2635,180engine085
284167   Buddy Arrington Pannill Sweatshirts   (Buddy Arrington)Ford2274,780crash079
342890   Benny Parsons Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1084,230engine061
401721   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford58,360engine043
1 883   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile36749,435running178185
51644   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile36614,800running5160
81955   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3659,135running0142
102388   Buddy Baker Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile3659,630running3139
123229   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile3623,520running0127
142523   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile3603,160running0121
202031   Brad Teague Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile3302,905ignition0103
27 74   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2302,925distributor082
163836   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac3522,795running0115
192675   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac3399,465running0106
212730   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3246,070running0100
25 527   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac26511,585engine293
313650   Greg Sacks Dingman Brothers Racing   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac1851,645engine070
353952   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1034,175engine058
413043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac43,960crash040

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6127  
13164  
172610  
27326  
33353  
366530  
66694  
7012152  
1221265  
127238112  
2392457  
2462461  
2472493  
2502512  
2522543  
255367113  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.4%             Average green flag run: 36.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ken Schrader11414
  Geoffrey Bodine153319
  Davey Allison346633
  Darrell Waltrip67671
  Mark Martin688114
  Geoffrey Bodine8212342
  Buddy Baker1241241
  Mark Martin12516945
  Lake Speed17019122
  Bill Elliott1921921
  Sterling Marlin1931931
  Buddy Baker1941952
  Lake Speed19625459
  Rusty Wallace2552562
  Lake Speed25730549
  Alan Kulwicki3063061
  Davey Allison3073159
  Sterling Marlin3163194
  Lake Speed32036748

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 758    
2   Neil Bonnett 738   -20  
3   Sterling Marlin 735   -23  
4   Rusty Wallace 686   -72  
5   Bobby Allison 685   -73  
6   Bill Elliott 680   -78  
7   Buddy Baker 676   -82  
8   Darrell Waltrip 657   -101  
9   Terry Labonte 637   -121  
10   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 628   -130  
11   Lake Speed 621   -137  
12   Ken Schrader 615   -143  
13   Davey Allison 602   -156  
14   Geoffrey Bodine 574   -184  
15   Ricky Rudd 558   -200  
16   Phil Parsons 555   -203  
17   Alan Kulwicki 548   -210  
18   Kyle Petty 527   -231  
19   Dale Jarrett 518   -240  
20   Michael Waltrip 518   -240